Compare 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse vs 1998 Nissan 240SX

1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse
1998 Nissan 240SX
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3-Door Coupe Manual RS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Manual RS 23 33 $13,671 $15,740
3-Door Coupe Automatic RS 21 30 $14,289 $16,430
3-Door Coupe Manual GS 23 33 $15,541 $17,880
3-Door Coupe Automatic GS 21 30 $16,158 $18,580
2-Door Convertible Spyder Manual GS 22 30 $18,434 $21,200
2-Door Convertible Spyder Automatic GS 21 28 $19,057 $21,920
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual GS-T 23 31 $19,093 $21,960
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic GS-T 20 27 $19,830 $22,800
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual AWD GSX 21 28 $21,767 $25,320
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic AWD GSX 19 25 $22,498 $26,170
2-Door Convertible Spyder Turbo Manual GS-T 23 31 $23,186 $26,660
2-Door Convertible Spyder Turbo Automatic GS-T 20 26 $23,931 $27,520
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2-Door Coupe Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 22 28 $16,437 $18,359
2-Door Coupe Automatic 21 27 $17,153 $19,159
2-Door Coupe Manual SE 22 28 $19,695 $21,999
2-Door Coupe Automatic SE 21 27 $20,411 $22,799
2-Door Coupe Manual LE 22 28 $21,888 $24,449
2-Door Coupe Automatic LE 21 27 $22,605 $25,249
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,671
$16,437
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,740
$18,359
Monthly Payment Estimate
$262 / month
$306 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
47.2 42.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 52.0
Second Head Room (in)
34.3 34.3
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.2 50.4
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 51.0
Second Leg Room (in)
28.4 21.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
79.1 70.8
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 38.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.0 4.5
Length, Overall (in)
172.4 177.2
Height, Overall (in)
49.8 51.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 57.9
Wheelbase (in)
98.8 99.4
Liftover Height (in)
37.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 68.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
34.0 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
16.6 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 8.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.0 x 0.9 10.0 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.1 x 0.35
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 17.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
40.0 34.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.58 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 31.5
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.40 3.1
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/70HR14 P195/60HR15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/70HR14 P195/60HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2754 2741
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 7.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 80
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 6000 155 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
130 @ 4800 160 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.4L/146
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 28
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.810 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.417 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.125 1.90
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.944 4.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.029 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.538 3.32
Clutch Size (in)
8.858 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.360 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Eclipse Nissan 240SX
Body Style
3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.63 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear
Ind. Multi-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front
Ind. Multi-link Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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